Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 30 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 3 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.55% 7.67% 9.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 7.94% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 29 20
Chester median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -3.74% +3.89%
10th Percentile £53,750 £25,350 £33,050
90th Percentile £86,250 £60,000 £53,350
Cheshire median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 189 403 260
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.93% 96.64% 98.48%
Number of salaries quoted 171 352 193
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,851 £21,925 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Chester.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Chester over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) API Design
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Finance

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) API Design
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java